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Entry into the town coming from Rome

Centuries ago for a traveler arriving from Rome, Porta Romana was the entry point into the town... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
kpiddy
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Brisbane, Australia
GATE EMBELLISHED WITH COATS OF ARMS

We walked to this gate on our way from Viterbo Porta Romana Train Station to our accommodation... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
KTGP
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Centuries ago for a traveler arriving from Rome, Porta Romana was the entry point into the town. Porta Romana was built in 1643 replacing a much smaller gate and was lavishly decorated for the 1650 Jubilee Year, later in 1705 it was redesigned. Standing outside...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

We walked to this gate on our way from Viterbo Porta Romana Train Station to our accommodation, stepping through it, makes for a grand entrance into the historical centre of Viterbo. It replaced the San Sisto gate and was built in the mid 1600’s, then...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is large gate, guarding the city, one has to cross it to enter or leave the city. It is impressive, has 3 arches, the tall middle one must have been 4 stories high. It has many carvings, but the day we were there it...More

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